Comet’s Tail

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Rahul was alone on the terrace in this moonless night. A comet appeared on the night sky with its long tail following luminous body.

Kind of like our life would you not agree” observed Heena softly, “a promising career, a high profile marriage, followed by a trail of scandals and a messy divorce.”

Internally, Rahul accepted his failed career compounded his drinking and philandering habits, culminating in divorce from Heena. He simply did not want to hear about his weakness from Heena.

He did not want to extend comet’s tail any farther by strangling her.

Word Count : 97

Written as part of https://carrotranch.com/2018/08/16/august-16-flash-fiction-challenge/

 

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